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This weekend Spanz magazine was awarded the 2016 Australasian Religious Press Association (ARPA) Silver Award for 'Best Written News Story', for a story on the Dingwall Trust: “Trust supports youth transition to independence” (Spanz, summer 2015).
The ARPA judges commented: “A topical issue quoting primary sources and providing supporting data and information placing the story within the local context and with wider impacts. The type of news story that can change...
Following on from a request by General Assembly to review the Beneficiary Fund, a series of changes are proposed that will alter the retirement and support offered by the Church to its ministers, including changes to the Beneficiary Fund.
Fund members and annuitants, presbyteries, parishes and synods have recently received information that broadly signals the proposed changes. A detailed information pack that explains the changes in more detail will be available in August....
Applications for the 2016 round of Presbyterian Foundation grants are now invited, and application forms can be downloaded from the Church website. The Presbyterian Foundation is a trust fund, the interest of which is distributed to support the mission of the Church, particularly innovative mission at the local...
I am writing to you as your Moderator-Designate to encourage you to come to Dunedin on 15-19 November for our General Assembly, which is being held at Otago University.
In May we conducted a survey to help us find out what each of our churches thinks about Presbyterian Church communications. Thank you to the 304 people from our 400 Presbyterian and Uniting parishes who filled in the survey – it was very pleasing to get such a big response. You can read a summary of the survey results.
Love Reaches Out art and writing competition is an initiative of Kids Friendly and Family Works. Children are invited to creatively explore this year’s theme of "LOVE IN ACTION".
Open to children & young people with the Presbyterian Church, Family Works or Presbyterian Schools.
Submit painting, drawing, sculpture, poem or story. There are prizes to be won! Entries close 26 August 2016.
This year we’ve also created five...
Presbyterian Support New Zealand is inviting applications from parishes for grants from the Tindall Foundation.
Application material may be viewed or downloaded from the Presbyterian Support website, and applications close on Friday, 26 June 2016.
Presbyterian Support New Zealand (PSNZ) is a Faith Funding Manager and provides funding to community and social service organisations throughout New Zealand in the area of Supporting Families and Social Services. The Tindall Foundation allocates money to Presbyterian Support to distribute to qualifying initiatives...